kingcon9

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Most secondaries have this essay topic:

"Please state if there is anything of particular importance that the Admissions Committee should know about you."

I feel I have painted a clear and complete picture of myself with my "primary" AADSAS application. I guess I could elaborate and go into more detail about myself, but I feel that it would be overkill at this point. How does everyone else feel about this question? What do you think adcoms are looking for with this essay prompt?
 

Stephie3

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is this a secondary for missouri?

i dont think its necessary to write an entire paragraph...but perhaps you could just finish off with a strong statement along the lines of I am a hard-worker and it is my utmost desire to become the best dentist I can be...or something like that.
 

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Ya, I was thinking about how to answer this question. I think I am just going to write anything about me that wasn't included in the primary nor the secondary.
 

Vicviper

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I think this is really for if you left anything important out of your app / personal statement, or possibly a place to elaborate or point out factors that you may have listed in the "has anything negatively impacted your academic performance" section of the original app.
 

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I think this is really for if you left anything important out of your app / personal statement, or possibly a place to elaborate or point out factors that you may have listed in the "has anything negatively impacted your academic performance" section of the original app.
I totally agree with you on that. I don't think adcoms put that section for people to tell them how bad they want to get into dental school or how a good student they are, or things like that. I think it's mostly for academic performance stuff or if in the past u were convicted of some kinda crime or something.